Incredible 3D Artwork - Isle of Egg
By Flex McCool
3D artist Eugenio Messina (aka deviantART user BrainCode) has created a series of 3 images called the Isle of Egg. According to the description provided in each piece the art consists of these segments:
The first segment (Isle of Egg 1) suggests a storm approaching the island, the second (Isle of Egg 2) suggests the storm has cracked the egg inside the mountain revealing the yolk and the third (Isle of Egg 3) shows the yolk flying away with a mechanism resembling a hot air balloon. This simple but phantasmal narrative is great "eye candy"; the vibrant upbeat colors really know how to set a positive mood.
Interestingly enough, Eugeniowas unsure if this artwork was satisfactory or not and originally wanted to add it to his scraps section on deviantART. Due to popular demand he has so far done no such thing. Some people have suggested that the concept has some resemblance to Koholint Island from the popular gameboy video game The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening but it is simply a coincidence. In fact, this art may be arguably better. You can check out Eugenio’s website and deviantART page for more great artwork.
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